The Oracle of Delphi: More than a legend
By Mónica Correa, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Centuries ago, from every corner of the Mediterranean, people traveled to Greece toRead more.
Walk Like an Egyptian: Early Greek Art
It easily falls into the ‘conspiracy’ category – but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a fun story to tell. WeRead more.
High Classical Greek Art: Political Patrons
Few things impact a budding art scene like an empirical power showing off. The ruling class often invest heavily inRead more.
Hellenistic Greek Art
It is easy to have an ‘ideal’ when it is unchallenged. “This king is best”. How readily this bold statementRead more.
Pheidias – The Great Greek Sculptor
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Considered one of the greatest sculptors of all time and producing pieces thatRead more.
Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on the 25th of December?
By April Holloway, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins Why is Christmas celebrated on December 25th? The popular answer is that itRead more.
Ancient Worship in Modern Times?
By Caleb Strom, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Worship of the ancient pagan gods is on the rise in many partsRead more.
The Statue of Zeus
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom What do we really know? It sounds like something straight out of theRead more.
Pericles’ Funeral Oration
It is the close of the first year of the Peloponnesian war. Athens, no stranger to war, finds itself mourningRead more.
Demeter’s Daughters: Women of the Thesmophoria
By Mary E. Naples, M.A. In the indigo light of the early morning, wearing white robes and carrying torches, theRead more.